Swanage Tompot Bonanza

Tompot Blenny at Swanage

Dropped in on Swanage Pier for a few hours this bank holiday and bumped into fellow light lure enthusiast, Ricki Hill. It was really firing in places and it was painful when I had to tear myself away, all too soon. Pleased to hear that Ricki found the rare Baillons after I left. I did add Black Bream and Pouting to my yearly tally. The number of Tompot Blenny was staggering.

Light Rock Fishing in Skopelos

Small Red Scorpionfish

As always, an awesome weeks holiday in Greece. This time on the island of Skopelos. Amazing how much fun you can have with just a travel rod, a spinning reel and a small bag of lures. Read more

Grouper Game in Greece

LRF Grouper
Grouper in Greece
Goldblotch Grouper
I was lucky enough to find a couple of these juvenile grouper lurking at the bottom of a quay in Skopelos, Greece. I believe them to be Goldblotch Grouper (Epinephelus costae), which I think is a first for me. You can’t help but love grouper. A proper rockfish! They both aggressively took small paddletails fished on 1g jigheads.

LRF Amberjack

LRF Amberjack

Probably the best sport I had in Skopelos was that offered by a tenacious little pack of juvenile Amberjack. Not particularly hard to hook-up once you found them – the faster the better! Super aggressive and great fun once hooked. Read more

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